A hub for innovation and technology, Singapore was our first Asia location when we opened in 2016. Since then, we’ve run cohorts twice a year, welcoming prospective founders each cohort to work on the problems they’re uniquely placed to solve.

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“I came to find a co-founder, but left with many best friends, a network of the world’s loveliest and most inspiring upcoming talent, a startup that excites and challenges me on a daily basis and a new found belief in the seemingly impossible: strangers to seed funded in six months.”
Life on the platform

"You can do whatever you want to do."

Danesh, who turned down an offer from Cambridge to join our platform, reflects on his experience founding Transcelestial with Entrepreneur First Singapore.

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Can I get a Visa to take part?
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We are able to support offer holders for our Singapore platform in applying for a visa to come to Singapore, or for foreigners to remain in Singapore if they are already based in the country.

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Do I need to speak a particular language?
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The platform is run in English, therefore you will need to be comfortable speaking and working in English.

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Do I need to stay in Singapore?
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No, though many companies choose to stay in Singapore. For any company the most important thing is to be close to its customers and sometimes this means relocating to where these customers are. We have companies based in the US, South Africa, Netherlands and China as well as many other locations.

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How does investment during Launch work?
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If your company is successful at Investment Committee at the start of Launch, we invest S$75,000, in return for a 10% equity stake in your company.

In partnership with Startup SG